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Rating Agency Developments

 

On June 8, 2018, Moody’s published a report entitled: US Public Housing Authority Capital Fund Bonds. Release.

On June 8, 2018, Moody’s published a report entitled: Distribution & Supply Chain Services Industry. Release.

On June 8, 2018, Moody’s published a report entitled: Regulated Water Utilities. Release.

On June 5, S&P published guidance related to its publication “Foreign Exchange Risk In Structured Finance—Methodology And Assumptions”. Release.

On June 6, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for Government-Related Issuers. Release.

On June 1, KBRA published its rating methodology for U.S. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) ABS. Release.

On May 31, Fitch published an addendum describing Fitch’s approach to analyzing derivative counterparty exposure in structured finance transactions rated on a long-term basis. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On November 27, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Exposure Draft: Government-Related Entities Rating Criteria. Release.

On November 27, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Emerging Market Countries’ Local and Regional Governments’ Specific Securities Rating Criteria. Release.

On November 27, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Airports Rating Criteria. Release.

On November 27, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: Rating Sovereign Governments. Release.

On November 27, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: Global Methodology for Rating Life and P&C Insurance Companies and Insurance Organizations – Request for Comments. Release.

On November 27, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: Rating Structured Finance CDO Restructurings – Request for Comments. Release.

On November 28, 2017, Moody’s published an update to its ratings methodology for: US Public Power Electric Utilities With Generation Ownership Exposure. Release.

On November 28, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled: Global Credit Card ABS Rating Methodology. Release.

On November 28, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled: Global Container Leasing ABS Rating Methodology. Release.

On November 28, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled: Global Auto Loan ABS Rating Methodology. Release.

On November 28, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled: Global Consumer Loan ABS Rating Methodology. Release.

On November 28, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled: Global Aviation ABS Rating Methodology. Release.

On November 28, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled: Global General Rating Methodology for Asset-Backed Securities. Release.

On November 28, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled: Global Equipment Lease & Loan ABS Rating. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On November 8, 2017, Fitch updated its ratings criteria for U.S. grant anticipation revenue vehicles (GARVEE) bonds. Report

On November 8, 2017, DBRS updated its ratings methodology for Canadian Residential Mortgages, Home Equity Lines of Credit, and Reverse Mortgages. Report

On November 8, 2017, DBRS updated its ratings methodology for Trade Receivables. Report

On November 7, 2017, KBRA updated its Default and Loss Model for rating RMBS. Report

On November 7, 2017, KBRA published its ratings methodology for Equity Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Real Estate Operating Companies (REOCs). Report

On November 3, 2017, Fitch updated its surveillance criteria for Multiborrower CMBS. Report

On November 3, 2017, Fitch updated its surveillance criteria for Legacy U.S. Commercial Real Estate Loan (CREL) Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs). Report

On November 3, 2017, DBRS updated its ratings methodology for Canadian Rental Car Fleet Securitizations. Report

Rating Agency Developments

 

On October 25, 2017, Moody’s published an update to its rating methodology for US Stand-Alone Housing Bond Programs Secured by Credit Enhanced Mortgages. Release.

On October 25, 2017, KBRA published its rating methodology for the U.S. Not-for-Profit Healthcare sector. Report.

On October 20, 2017, DBRS published an update to its rating methodology for Companies in the Gaming Industry. Release.

On October 20, 2017, DBRS published an update to its rating methodology for Companies in the Canadian Grain Handling Industry. Release.

On October 20, 2017, DBRS published an update to its rating methodology for Companies in the Automotive Manufacturing and Supplier Industries. Release.

On October 19, 2017, Moody’s published an update to its rating methodology for US Municipal Utility Revenue Debt. Release.

On October 19, 2017, Moody’s published an update to its rating methodology for Publicly Managed Airports and Related Issuers. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

On October 16, 2017, KBRA published a report entitled: Container Leasing ABS Rating Methodology. Report

On October 16, 2017, KBRA published a report entitled: General Rating Methodology for Asset-Backed Securities. Report

On October 16, 2017, KBRA published a report entitled: Auto Loan Rating Methodology. Report

On October 16, 2017, KBRA published a report entitled: Credit Card ABS Rating Methodology. Report

On October 16, 2017, KBRA published a report entitled: Consumer Loan ABS Rating Methodology. Report

On October 12, 2017, KBRA published a report entitled: Aviation ABS Rating Methodology. Report

On October 12, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled: Rating Canadian Wholesale Securitizations. Report

On October 12, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled: Rating Canadian Equipment Finance Securitization Transactions. Report

On October 12, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled: Rating Canadian Auto Retail Loan and Lease Securitizations. Report

On October 12, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled: Rating Canadian Auto Fleet Lease Transactions. Report

On October 12, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled: Global Methodology for Rating Finance Companies. Report

On October 12, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled: Operational Risk Assessment for European Structured Finance Originators. Report

On October 12, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled: Operational Risk Assessment for European Structured Finance Servicers. Report

Rating Agency Developments

 

On September 13, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Third-Party Due Diligence Criteria for U.S. RMBS Transactions. Report.

On September 13, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Future Flow Securitisation Criteria; No Rating Impact. Release.

On September 11, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled Financial Institutions: Global Asset Manager Rating Methodology. Report.

On September 11, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled Public Finance: U.S. Third Party Liquidity Facility-Supported Variable Rate Demand Obligations and Commercial Paper Rating Methodology. Report.

On September 11, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled Corporates: General Corporate Rating Methodology. Report.

On September 7, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch: LIBOR Transition Creates Uncertainty for SF Market. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On July 7, 2017, Kroll published its Research Recap for Q2 2017. Here are several articles of interest:

On June 29, 2017, DBRS published an update to its rating methodology for U.S. equipment lease and loan securitizations. Report.

On June 29, 2017, Fitch published an update to its rating criteria for insurance-linked securities. Release.

On June 28, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled U.S. State Housing Finance Agencies: Single-Family Mortgage Program Rating Criteria. Report.

On June 28, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled U.S. RMBS Surveillance and Re-REMIC Rating Criteria. Report.

On June 23, 2017, Moody’s published a report entitled Regulated Electric and Gas Utilities. Report.

On June 23, 2017, S&P issued a report entitled RMBS: Methodology And Assumptions: Assessing Pools Of Residential Loans In Austria, Denmark, Germany, And Sweden. Report.

On June 22, 2017, S&P issued a report entitled ABS: Global Methodology And Assumptions For Corporate Securitizations. Report.

On June 22, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled U.S. RMBS Rating Criteria. Report.

On June 22, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled EMEA CMBS and CRE Loan Rating Criteria. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On March 29, 2017, Moody’s published its approach to assessing credit risk for multilateral development banks and other supranational entities. Report.

On March 28, 2017, DBRS published its methodology for rating Canadian ABCP and related enhancement features. Report.

On March 28, 2017, Fitch published its U.K. income-contingent student loans rating criteria. Report.

On March 28, 2017, Fitch published an update to its rating criteria for trust preferred collateralized debt obligations (TruPS CDOs). Release.

On March 28, 2017, KBRA published its U.S. consumer loan ABS rating methodology. Report.

On March 24, 2017, DBRS published its methodology for rating companies in the forest products industry. Report.

On March 24, 2017, DBRS published its methodology for rating companies in the radio broadcasting industry. Report.

On March 24, 2017, DBRS published its methodology for rating companies in the television broadcasting industry. Report.

On March 24, 2017, DBRS published its methodology for rating companies in the printing industry. Report.

On March 24, 2017, DBRS published its methodology for rating companies in the publishing industry. Report.

On March 24, 2017, Moody’s published an update to its local currency country risk ceiling for bonds and other local currency obligations. Report.

On March 23, 2017, DBRS published its North American CMBS multi-borrower rating methodology. Report.

On March 23, 2017, Fitch published an update to its criteria for estimating losses on U.S. mortgage pools for RMBS transactions. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On January 4, 2017, KBRA updated its methodology for rating Single-Family Rental (SFR) securitizations. Report.

On January 4, 2017, KBRA updated its methodology for rating U.S. CMBS multi-borrower securitizations. Report.

On December 30, 2016, DBRS updated its Canadian surveillance methodology for CDOs of large corporate credit. Report.

On December 29, 2016, Fitch updated its rating criteria for U.S. equipment lease and loan ABS. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On August 10, 2016, KBRA published its rating methodology for global closed-end fund securities issuances. Report.

On August 10, 2016, KBRA published its rating methodology for global investment funds. Report.

On August 10, 2016, KBRA published its rating methodology for enhanced equipment trust certificates and secured aircraft debt. Report.

On August 10, 2016, KBRA published its rating methodology for global passenger airlines. Report.

On August 9, 2016, Fitch updated its rating criteria for sports facilities, leagues and franchises. Report.

On August 8, 2016, S&P published its methodology for rating corporate cash flow and synthetic collateralized debt obligations (CDOs). Report.

On August 8, 2016, S&P published its methodology for rating above the sovereign in structured finance transactions. Report.

On August 4, 2016, Fitch published its rating criteria for SHFA mortgage insurance or guarantee funded programs. Report.

On August 4, 2016, Fitch updated its rating criteria for commercial mortgage-backed securities and loans in EMEA. Report.